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Spanish cinema : the auteurist tradition

Author: Peter William Evans
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Spanish Cinema offers lively readings by established writers on key films made by leading directors working in the art movie or auteurist tradition. Each chapter concentrates on a single film.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spanish cinema.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter William Evans
ISBN: 0198184158 9780198184157 019818414X 9780198184140
OCLC Number: 41547861
Description: xxii, 350 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue : The long march of the Spanish cinema towards itself / José Luis Borau --!Bienvenido Mr Marshall! (Berlanga, 1952) / Wendy Rolph --
In search of a new Spanish realism : Bardem's Calle mayor (1956) / Stephen Roberts --
Saura's Los golfos (1959; released 1962) : heralding a new cinema for the 1960s / Maria Delgado --
Culture and acculturation in Manuel Summers's Del rosa ... al amarillo (1963) / Susan Martin-Márquez --
Fetishism and the problem of sexual difference in Buñuel's Tristana (1970) / Jo Labanyi --
Between metaphysics and scientism : rehistoricizing Víctor Erice's El espíritu de la colmena (1973) / Paul Julian Smith --
Furtivos (Borau, 1975) : my mother, my lover / Peter William Evans --
Sex change and cultural transformation in Aranda and Abril's Cambio de sexo (1977) / Marsha Kinder --
Feminism, politics, and psychosis in Fernán Gómez's Mi hija Hildegart (1977) / Dominic Keown --
El corazón del bosque (Gutiérrez Aragón, 1979) : mist, myth, and history / John Hopewell --
Female subjectivity in Gary Cooper que estás en los cielos (Miró, 1980) / Rikki Morgan --
Re-imaging the community : Imanol Uribe's La muerte de Mikel (1983) and the cinema of transition / Marvin D'Lugo --
Epílogo (Suárez, 1984) / Xon de Ros --?Qué he hecho yo para merecer esto? (Almodóvar, 1984) / Núria Triana-Toribio --
La vida alegre (Colomo, 1986) / Robin Fiddian --
Las cosas del querer (Chávarri, 1989) / Chris Perriam --
Motherland : space, femininity, and Spanishness in Jamón jamón (Bigas Luna, 1992) / Celestino Deleyto --
Promiscuity, pleasure, and girl power : Fernando Trueba's Belle époque (1992) / Barry Jordan --
Julio Medem's Vacas (1991) : historicizing the forest / Isabel C. Santaolalla --
The eroteticism of Nadie hablará de nosotras cuando hayamos muerto (Díaz Yanes, 1995) / Bernard P.E. Bentley.
Responsibility: edited by Peter William Evans.
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These readings of films by key directors working in the art-movie/"auteurist" field, aims to strike a balance between representative films, directors and periods. Each chapter concentrates on one  Read more...


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Peter William Evans has assembled a fascinating guide to the achievements of twenty Spanish film-makers over a period of forty years, from the mid-1950s to 1995 ... This book will undoubtedly become Read more...

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